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    Summary

    This position is in Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education, Food Safety Education Staff (FSES) located in Washington, DC. FSES conducts the Agency's consumer education programs. The staff develops and conducts a variety of targeted and general food safety campaigns intended to educate consumers, producers, distributors, and food handlers on the prevention of foodborne illness. FSES operates the Meat and Poultry Hotline.

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    Responsibilities

    • As a participant in the Pathways Recent Graduates Program, you will receive both formal and on-the-job training to develop the required knowledge and skill to successfully perform the duties of the position.
    • Serves as a Public Affairs Specialist in planning, developing, and coordinating a broad and comprehensive communications and educational program that will promote public understanding and acceptance of Agency programs, policies, and decisions.
    • Selects appropriate methods for communicating program goals and accomplishments; prepares suitable information strategies and materials; and analyzes consumer concerns and needs and recommends appropriate action.
    • Prepares, edits, and issues consumer food handling publications, press releases, blogs, other print and broadcast media outreach, special articles and visual materials.
    • Develops and presents FSES special exhibits, prepares reports on current FSES activities, prepares informational material for consumer education leaders in Federal and State agencies, universities and industry.
    • Develops outreach activities incorporating the most recent technology feasible to provide agency information to a large and international audience.
    • This position will be filled as 09/11/12 multi-grade career ladder. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of a more limited scope, performed with less independence, and may reflect limited complexity and personal contacts.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1035 Public Affairs

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548566900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.